AVOIDING LIABILITY BLOG

FEES / COVID-19

Are there circumstances that may arise when a patient falls behind in the payment of fees for professional services rendered and the [...]

Do I need to let CPH & Associates know if I’ve moved offices?

Do I need to let CPH & Associates know if I've moved offices? Well, that answer depends on two things: 1. Did you use your office [...]

The Use of Waivers of Liability by Health and Fitness Trainers/Facilities to Protect Against COVID-19 Infection Claims and Litigation

As of the date of writing this article, more than 3 million Americans have become infected with the novel coronavirus (“COVID-19”). [...]

Covid-19 Return to In-Person

Practitioners have changed the way they practice as a result of the pandemic, which seems to be moderating, and once again, [...]

Ensured : A CPH & Associates Web Series to Ensure You’re Appropriately Insured

We understand, professional liability insurance isn't the most exciting thing to learn about, but it's important. It's important to you [...]

Selling or Recommending Supplements? Know Your Risk

Many clubs, fitness facilities, fitness professionals and personal trainers have added the sale of products to their business plans – [...]

Confidentiality

What duty of confidentiality, if any, does a mental health practitioner have with respect to the use of the information gained during a [...]

Lack of Assessment and Monitoring of Patient Leads to Her Death

It is important to keep in mind that when a patient injury or death occurs due to a nurse’s professional negligence, it is not uncommon [...]

Can Personal Trainers Give Nutrition Advice?

Health and fitness pros know that to help a client transform their body, you must address movement, lifestyle, and nutrition. They know [...]

DISCLOSURES TO PATIENTS AND OTHERS

When mental health practitioners commence professional relationships with patients, there is a requirement to provide or disclose [...]

LPN’s Appalling Conduct Leads to Lawsuit

I recently came across a narrative Online of a shocking case involving an LVN.1 The author changed the names of those involved to [...]

Questions to Ask Before Taking Your Client’s Workout Outdoors

While you can't beat the convenience of the treadmill and elliptical, there's nothing quite like working out in the sunshine. Fitness [...]

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